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Cardiology Fellowship

For a detailed description of the fellowship program see the links to the right

Artist rendering of the Shawn Jenkins Childrens Hospital 

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Program Highlights

  • Three categorical fellowship positions per year
  • ACGME accredited since 1970
  • Advanced training opportunities in pediatric cardiac critical care, non-invasive imaging, heart failure/transplant, interventional cath, and electrophysiology
  • US News ranked our program # 7 in the nation in 2019 (highest ranked program in southeast)
  • One of only 12 congenital heart centers in the nation ranked three stars by the Society of Thoracic surgeons – their highest ranking (out of 119 programs)
  • Core member of the NIH/NHLBI Pediatric Heart Network since its inception in 2001.
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Accreditation – the only accredited program in the Southeast
  • 29 beds (14 bed cardiac intensive care unit, 3 flex beds, 12 stepdown unit beds)
  • 13,000 outpatient visits per year, > 400 surgeries, > 600 catheterizations, > 10,000 echocardiograms
  • State of the art Children’s Hospital opening in 2019
  • Track record of successful mentoring of academic pediatric cardiologists
  • Structured didactic conferences, scholarly activity, and professional development opportunities
  • In-house call with decreasing frequency over each year of the fellowship
  • Opportunities to participate in multicenter collaborations
  • Strengths as noted by fellows in a recent survey
    • Focus on fellow education
    • Focus on hands-on high acuity patient care with high levels of autonomy
    • Positive interaction with surgeons and entire care team
    • Culture of support and collegiality
    • Dedicated faculty in research and career mentoring
    • Focus on excellent patient outcomes
    • Input from fellows used to shape the program